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Abigail Ojemann earning her points as kicker at Concord-Carlisle

Abigail Ojemann was sitting at home late Friday night. Her ankle was wrapped in ice, numb from the cold and swollen, but she did not lament for an instant how she had spent the first few hours of her weekend.

She joined the varsity football team at Concord-Carlisle High this season as the first female player in the program’s history, and has already won the respect of her teammates for her ability, and poise, as the Patriots’ place-kicker.

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